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José do Canto Garden (1820-1898) was a wealthy, cultivated and nature lover. Deeply acquainted with the secrets of botany, he established contacts with botanic gardens and nurserymen from all over the world, to whom he bought, sold or traded plants. Address: R. Jose Do Canto, 9500-076 Ponta Delgada, Portugal, Phone: +351 296 650 310 Website

The Lagoas das Empadadas are two lakes in Portugal on the Azores island of São Miguel in the district of Ponta Delgada . The lakes are located in the Serra Devassa at about 760 m above sea level and are meso to eutrophic . The northern Lagoa the Empadadas Norte has an area of ??about 1.8 ha, while the southern Lagoa the Empadadas Sul is about 2 ha in size.

Salto do Cabrito is a small circular route beginning/ending in the area of Caldeiras of Ribeira Grande. Here you can enjoy the hot springs, the recreation area as well as the bathing facilities and restaurant. Begin this walk going down the tarmac road until you reach the junction and follow on the left, direction Lombadas/Monte Escuro until you find a pipeline. Website

The Forest Reserve of Pinhal da Paz (Portuguese: Reserva Florestal de Pinhal da Paz), abbreviated to Pinhal da Paz by the locals, is a forest reserve and recreational park of .49 square kilometres (0.19 sq mi), in the center of the Picos Region of the island of São Miguel in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores.